Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Leeflox Eye Drop

Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Leeflox Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Leeflox Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Leeflox Eye Drop works

Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Leeflox Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Leeflox Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop
₹19/ml of Eye Drop
77% costlier
Levotop PF Eye Drop
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
₹16.2/ml of Eye Drop
51% costlier
LV Flox Eye Drop
Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹10.56/ml of Eye Drop
save 2%
₹6.48/ml of Eye Drop
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Levotop Eye Drop
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
₹7.99/ml of Eye Drop
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Leeflox 0.5 % Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Leeflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Leeflox when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Leeflox and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Leeflox safe to use?

Leeflox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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